Open Hearts

Open Minds

Open Doors


With an invitational spirit, we open our hearts, minds and doors, to all with warmth and sincerity. We seek diversity, respect variety in experience, and promote independence of thought.

Join us as we worship together, study and grow together and share God’s love serving in the local, national and global community.

Worship With Us

Traditional Worship
8:15 AM, 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM in the Sanctuary

Shine Contemporary Worship
11:00 AM  in the Christian Life Center

Berkley First
10:00 AM in Berkley

Third Thursday of Each Month
6:45 PM in Runkel Chapel

Serve with Us

Service and Missions Opportunities

Our Missions Ministry equips disciples of Christ to share God’s love through gifts and service, creating hope and sustainable opportunities for those in need.

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January 7 - February 4

Sermons Series

In January and early February, we’ll be taking a look at recently released movies and how they relate to us from a faith perspective.  When the days are growing colder and the snow is falling, take your friends and family out to the movies during the week and then invite them to join you in worship for this series where we will talk about the issues of faith that we see in them. 

January 7 - February 4

Sermons Series

  • Sunday, January 7 – Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Sunday, January 14 – Hidden Figures
  • Sunday, January 21 – Ferdinand
  • Sunday, January 28 – The Greatest Showman
  • Sunday, February 4 – Victoria & Abdul

Winter Programs

January - May 2018

At Birmingham First and Berkley First, we have plenty of opportunities to grow in our relationship with God in Jesus Christ as well as with one another. We invite you to take advantage of the opportunities that God offers to us across our campuses to learn, grow, serve and have fun together.


As the new senior pastor at Birmingham First and our new campus, Berkley First, I am thankful to be joining a community of faith with a …

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Winter Program Guide

Gather – Learn – Serve

Register for adult, student or children’s classes and activities.

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First Kids Preschool encourages learning through play in a caring Christian environment.

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Upcoming Events

View our calendar of special events.

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Singers, ringers, instrumentalists, and listeners — young, old, and in between —  all have a place in the music ministry.

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Missions and Service

We invite you to explore the Missions and Service section of our website to find ways that you might like to be involved.

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Your giving is an act of worship and makes possible the ministries of Birmingham First. Thank you for your faithfulness and may God bless you.

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Looking for sermons, forms, daily devotions, etc? Look here. 

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Programs & Classes For All Ages

We offer programs, classes and bible studies for all ages from preschool to adults.

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Upcoming Events

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Caring Support

From prayer, support and care in times of need to praise and celebration of events and answered prayers, Caring Ministries is here.

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Recent News

Sub Sandwich Sale

Sub Sandwich Sale Benefiting Cass Tiny Homes Sunday, February 4 Fellowship Hall $8 per Sub Birmingham First’s High...
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Service of Prayer for Christian Unity

Service of Prayer for Christian Unity  Sunday, January 21, 2018 5:00 pm Northbrook Presbyterian Church 22055 West Fourteen Mile...
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Movie with Pastor Elbert – See “The Greatest Showman”

Join Pastor Elbert at the movies to see The Greatest Showman at the Emagine Palladium theater in Birmingham on Tuesday...
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Come see “Hidden Figures” in the Christian Life Center

As part of our “Let’s Go To The Movies” sermon series, our  Shine Contemporary Service team will sponsor...
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